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“A Voice in the Wilderness”

During Lent, we along with churches across Virginia, participate in a daily devotional. This year’s theme is “A Voice in the Wilderness”

To receive the devotional via text message, send “lent24” to (571) 487-8557. To receive it via email, please email info@haymarketchurch.org to get on the list.

Find the Lenten Devotional entries below (beginning on February 14.)

Learn more about Lent at Haymarket Church: haymarketchurch.org/lent

 

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Sunday, March 31

Sunday, March 31: Easter – God’s Victory Banquet

Written by Brian Johnson, Pastor, Haymarket Church, Haymarket, VA

Trees with light coming through. A Voice in the Wilderness

Saturday, March 30

Saturday, March 30: Holy Saturday – A Song of Hope and Bones

Written by Matt Benton, Pastor, Bethel United Methodist Church, Woodbridge, VA

Trees with light coming through. A Voice in the Wilderness

Friday, March 29

Friday, March 29: Good Friday – God Has Been Abandoned for Us

Written by Brian Johnson, Pastor, Haymarket Church, Haymarket, VA

Trees with light coming through. A Voice in the Wilderness

Thursday, March 28

Thursday, March 28: Come, Let Us Walk in the Light of the Lord

Written by Drew Colby, Pastor of Grace United Methodist Church, Manassas, VA

Trees with light coming through. A Voice in the Wilderness

Wednesday, March 27

Wednesday, March 27: Faith is a Highway

Written by Matt Benton, Pastor, Bethel United Methodist Church, Woodbridge, VA

Trees with light coming through. A Voice in the Wilderness

Tuesday, March 26

Tuesday, March 26: A Miscarriage of Justice

Written by Matt Benton, Pastor, Bethel United Methodist Church, Woodbridge, VA

Trees with light coming through. A Voice in the Wilderness

Monday, March 25

Monday, March 25: The Spirit of the Lord is Upon Me

Written by Grace Han, Pastor, Trinity United Methodist Church, Alexandria, VA

Trees with light coming through. A Voice in the Wilderness

Sunday, March 24

Sunday, March 24: Palm Sunday

Written by Alan Combs, Pastor, First United Methodist Church, Salem, VA

Trees with light coming through. A Voice in the Wilderness

Wednesday, March 20

Wednesday, March 20: The Suffering Servant

Written by Hungsu Lim, Pastor, St. John’s United Methodist Church, Buena Vista, VA

Trees with light coming through. A Voice in the Wilderness

Monday, March 18

Monday, March 18: From the Belly of the Fish
Written by Elizabeth Snader, Campus Minister at the University of Mary Washington

Trees with light coming through. A Voice in the Wilderness

Friday, March 15

Friday, March 15: The Throne of Fiery Flames
Written by Taylor Mertins, Pastor, Raleigh Court United Methodist Church, Roanoke, VA

Trees with light coming through. A Voice in the Wilderness

Wednesday, March 13

Wednesday, March 13: God Delights in Us
Written by Lauren Lobenhofer, Pastor, Cave Spring United Methodist Church, Roanoke, VA

Trees with light coming through. A Voice in the Wilderness

Monday, March 11

Monday, March 11: Holding a Grudge
Written by Sherry E. Hietpas, Associate Pastor of Digital Ministry, Andrew Chapel UMC in Vienna, VA (currently residing in Bangkok Thailand)

Trees with light coming through. A Voice in the Wilderness

Friday, March 8

Friday, March 8: God’s Kingdom is at Hand
Written by Stephanie Kimec Parker, Pastor, The Gathering at Scott Memorial United Methodist Church, Virginia Beach VA

Trees with light coming through. A Voice in the Wilderness

Wednesday, March 6

Wednesday, March 6: The Great Perhaps
Written by Matt Benton, Pastor of Bethel United Methodist Church, Woodbridge, VA

Trees with light coming through. A Voice in the Wilderness

Monday, March 4

Habakkuk’s Complaint

Written by Ashley Oliver-Thomas, Pastor in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia

Trees with light coming through. A Voice in the Wilderness

Friday, March 1

Habakkuk’s Complaint

Written by Ashley Oliver-Thomas, Pastor in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia

Trees with light coming through. A Voice in the Wilderness

Wednesday, February 28

“Long, Long Time”

Written by Jonathan Page, Director of Connectional Ministries for Innovation and Creativity for the Virginia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, Glen Allen, VA

Trees with light coming through. A Voice in the Wilderness

Monday, February 26

The Potter’s House

Written by Blaine Oliver Thomas, Pastor, Bethany United Methodist Church in Weyers Cave, VA

Trees with light coming through. A Voice in the Wilderness

Friday, February 23

The Call of Jeremiah

Written by Bayo Ogungbade, Associate Pastor of Adult Discipleship at Reveille United Methodist Church, Richmond, VA

Trees with light coming through. A Voice in the Wilderness

Wednesday, February 21

A Living Offering: Fasting, Prayer & Almsgiving in Lent

Written by Anna A. Petrin, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, Marywood University

Trees with light coming through. A Voice in the Wilderness

Wednesday, February 14

Introduction Written by Matt Benton, Pastor of Bethel United Methodist Church in Woodbridge, VA.That Wednesday morning in July began like many that summer: I woke up, got ready for the day, and then took my oldest son to swim practice where I would wait on the pool...